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(In-person only, no virtual option)
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CONFERENCE AGENDA

WEDNESDAY, November 2, 2022 (eastern)

7:30

Registration & Continental Breakfast (provided)

8:30

Welcoming Remarks & Environmental Leadership Awards

8:45

Keynote Address - Jon Smieja, VP of Circularity & Senior Analyst, GreenBiz

9:30

Networking Break with Exhibitors

10:00

Working Towards Food Waste Reduction
Moderator: 
Debra Darby, Manager, Organics Sustainability Solutions, Tetra Tech

Presenters

  • A Roadmap for Food Waste Prevention – Katy Hart, Operations Director, ReFED
  • Partnerships with Food Rescue Organizations – Alissa Westervelt, Senior Manager of donateNYC, New York Department of Sanitation

11:15

Communicating About Reducing Food Waste
Moderator:
Liz Bothwell, Head of Content, Waste360

Presenters

12:30

Lunch (Provided)
Advisory Member Lunch (by invitation only)
Networking with Exhibitors

2:00

Reducing Waste Through Reuse

3:10

Repurposing Materials & C&D Reuse

  • Repurposing to Achieve Sustainability – Damon Carson, Owner & Founder, repurposedMaterials
  • From Demolition to Deconstruction, Pamela Howland, Board Member, Build Reuse

4:15

Roundtable Discussion

5:00

Adjourn

THURSDAY, November 3, 2022 (eastern)

7:30

Registration & Continental Breakfast (provided)

8:30

Welcoming Remarks 

8:40

Recycling Market Development Strategies

  • Grassroots Movement for Building Partnerships – Kellie Driscoll, Recycling Development Representative, Trex
  • Support for Market Development - Susan Bush, Principal, Circular Matters
  • Recycled Content Standards: Achievable or Pipe Dream – Resa Dimino, Managing Principal, RRS and SignalFire Group

10:00

Networking Break with Exhibitors

10:30

Increasing the Supply of Post-Consumer Plastics

12:00

Adjourn

12:15

NERC Board Meeting (Lunch provided)

The Conference is eligible for NHDES, PROP & Rutgers NJ CEUs. 

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Conference Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received by October 21, 2022 are subject to a $75 administrative fee.
Absolutely no refunds will be given for cancellations after October 21.

DISCLAIMER

NERC’s Conferences offer presentations and discussions on a wide variety of topics from many different points of view. Presenters and attendees have the opportunity to discuss their opinions in order that all sides of an issue are heard.  Neither the expressed nor the implied opinions of any individual Conference presenter, attendee, exhibitor, or sponsor should be considered as an endorsement by NERC or reflective of its position.

For more information about the Conference, email Mary Ann Remolador or call (802) 451-8852. Any questions about registration, email Robert Kropp or call (802) 254-3636.